News 1. Arrests in violent attacks The RCMP announced two arrests over the weekend related to the violence in Southwest Nova Scotia. The first arrest was related to the attack on Chief Michael Sack: RCMP charge man with assault of Chief Sack October 17, 2020, New Edinburgh, Nova Scotia…Meteghan RCMP have laid charges in relation […]
News 1. Northwood review announcement coming today The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage free. What will health minister Randy Delorey announce today? Who knows? Whatever it is, Stephen Kimber is not expecting anything too earth-shattering. In his weekly Halifax Examiner column, Kimber writes: [Delorey] may unveil some part of some pre-selected, non-binding recommendations […]
News 1. Twenty years after the Marshall decision, DFO still has no agreement with First Nations communities over fishing management It’s been twenty years since the Marshall decision (in which the Supreme Court of Canada found that Donald Marshall Jr. had a treaty right to fish for eels out of season) and the Department of […]
No one who keeps an eye on the Nova Scotia energy scene was surprised to learn that EnCana plans to halt production at its ill-starred Deep Panuke offshore gas development in two to three years. Not only was the project 10 years late and a billion dollars over budget, water problems have plagued it, reducing...